Students explore the long history of discrimination against Jews and come to understand how anti-Judaism was transformed into antisemitism in the nineteenth century.
"A Voice Among the Silent: The Legacy of James G. McDonald" is the first documentary to shine light on James McDonald's remarkable efforts to warn the world of Adolf Hitler's plan for the Jews. The incredible story of McDonald's foresight was almost lost to history until his meticulously kept diaries were discovered in 2003.
This resource draws on autobiographies, diaries, official documents, and literary works to explore how Jews and non-Jews living in Poland throughout history have responded to questions about identity.
This excerpt from "Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness" depicts the various ways Jewish communities responded to economic and social changes.